Newsletter March 3-March 17

Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 3rd and March 17th!

Friday, March 3rdla-menagere

Live Music Riccardo Mori Trio

La Menagere Restaurant, via de Ginori, 8, 50123


Saturday, March 4thFemale self defense

Women’s Self Defense Class

Olympus Club, via di Ripoli 88, 50126

3-5pm, Free

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Sunday, March 5thDavid

Uffizi GalleryFree Museum Entry to State Museums!

State museums are free the first Sunday of every month in Florence. Visit: The Uffizi, Accademia, Bargello, Medici Chapels, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens, Palazzo Davanzati, Orsanichele, Casa Martelli, Museum of San Marco.

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Outdoor Market

Cascine Park


Weekly market starting at the tram bridge over Arno, Viale Lincoln, and ends on Piazzale J.F.K.

Thursday, March 9thheart-book

Reading Exchange

Harold Acton Library


Free Entry

Bring a book you have enjoyed and present it to the group. Tea & cakes provided.

Friday, March 10thscreen-shot-2017-03-01-at-2-51-04-pm

Bill Viola Electronic Renaissance Exhibition

Palazzo Strozzi

10-10pm, Thursdays 10-11pm

Tickets 13 euro

Retrospective of video art from 1970s-today.

Saturday, March 11thla-cite-music

Concert – Grande Orchestra Rosichino

La Cité Liberiacafé

Borgo San Frediano 20/R


Samba/ska band performs at La Cita Liberia.

Sunday, March 12thscreen-shot-2017-03-01-at-2-34-10-pm

Art Show of Laura Tondi

4Quarti, via Gaspare Luigi Spontini 47, 50144


Free Entry

Sunday, March 12thscreen-shot-2017-03-02-at-10-56-21-am

Festa di Santa Spina

San Gimignano

Traditional fair in Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Cisterna.

Monday, March 13thscreen-shot-2017-03-02-at-9-46-09-am

La Marzocco Cupping Session

Stazione Leopolda, Teatro dell’Opera


“Cupping La Marzocco” invites all coffee lovers to participate in an educational and sensory workshop, to taste and learn about coffee’s aromatic and flavour components.

Tuesday, March 14thscreen-shot-2017-03-02-at-9-36-37-am

Concert and Aperitivo

Villa Bardini, Costa San Giorgio 2, 50125

8 euro

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Beautiful view of the city of Florence along with beautiful music!

Wednesday, March 15th – Sunday, March 19thPrato from Castello dell'Imperatore

S-Mart Craft Fair in Prato

Area Ex Stefan – Viale Berlinguer, Prato

Wednesday 4-11pm; Thursday & Friday 11-11pm, Saturday 10-11pm, Sunday 10-9pm

Prato is a short train ride from Santa Maria Novella. A cute little town. While you’re there check out the Cat Café on Via Guizzelmi, 10, 59100 Prato J

Thursday, March 16thbb


Beauty and the Beast

4:00pm and 6:30pm

Tickets 8 euro

You know the story. Original version with Italian subtitles.

Thursday, March 16thsaci

Presentation on The Medici: Patrons, Collectors, Arbiters of Taste in Florence & Tuscany

SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni)


This lecture will be in Italian and given by Art historian Dr. Elena Capretti

Friday, March 17thimmagini-quotidiano-net

Art Exhibition

Palazzo Albergati, Via Saragozza, 28, 40123 Bologna

Open everyday from 10-10pm

Tickets 14 euro

Mexican Art of the 20th century. Artists such as Frida Khalo, Diego Rivera, RufinoTamayo, María Izquierdo, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Ángel Zárraga are on display until March 26th.



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